I'm trying to decide what pickup to put in my new project bass - see my other post to view the pickup rout. I have a line on a used Stingray pickup; I'm also considering an EMG. I'm *not* trying to make a Stingray clone, tonally or visually. I'm going to try leaving off a pickguard for the visual part. I simply like single pickup basses - theyre easier to deal with when drinking. I like EMGs a lot. The rout is oversized for an EMG 35 (or for a MM pickup, for that matter), but I have an idea how to make an inexpensive surround like a HB mounting ring. I'm planning on a passive tone circuit. I haven't heard the difference between a DC series and a CS series EMG. EMG describes the CS as being warmer; is this accurate to your experience? I'm shooting for more of the P bass end of the pool rather than J. Comments? Experiences? Tourette's outburst?